Encouraging The Brightest And The Best

Encouraging The Brightest And The Best

Last year, the Duchy of Lancaster introduced a second bursary for students at Harper Adams University – this time focusing specifically on students of Rural Estate and Land Management (REALM). The new award runs alongside the existing Duchy scholarship awarded to students of agricultural courses since 2014. This year’s recipients have been named as Agri-Food […]

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Duchy Invests in Agriculture

  The Duchy of Lancaster has invested over £61,000 in the development of a new steel-frame livestock building at Lower Castle Hayes Farm on the Needwood Estate in Staffordshire. The new barn replaces the former traditional wooden Dutch barn which was no longer fit for purpose in terms of providing adequate shelter. Tenant farmer Philip […]

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Sharing Best Practice – Worldwide

 One of the key objectives of the Duchy is to encourage the next generation of farmers to examine best practice in new and innovative farming methodologies across the world. We are therefore delighted that the son of one of our tenants on the Needwood Estate in Staffordshire has been selected by the National Federation of […]

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